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Sr. Software Engineer in Test - Backend/Cloud (US Remote)

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Role

Splunk is seeking a Sr. Software Engineer in Test - to support and test the next generation of Splunk Platform. You will be responsible for testing various components and services of Splunk for both on-premise and Splunk Cloud Offerings. You will work closely with the Engineering and Product team to develop, script, and execute sophisticated tests to verify conformance of Data platform features and their functionality implemented by Engineering against required functional specifications laid out by Product Management. You have an opportunity to innovate the testing methodologies in big data technique with industrial expertise. We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and focused individuals who have a real passion for quality engineering and have strong knowledge of product quality standards, automation and processes.

Responsibilities

  • Drives Cloud and Enterprise software testing strategy to deliver in a continuous delivery model.
  • Drives technology direction and delivery.
  • Works with the Engineering and Product Management teams to develop, automate, and execute tests against required specifications.
  • Collaborates with external and internal teams and it’s the heart of what makes Splunk a phenomenal place to work at.
  • Communicate with senior leadership and architects on testing and quality strategic plans.
  • Participates in high profile and critical customer engagements and escalations as needed.
  • Incorporates customer use cases, issues, telemetry data back into testing to enhance the overall product quality.
  • Identifies testing and process gaps and implements solutions to achieve efficiencies across the organizational boundaries.
  • Mentors SDET engineers on best practices and technology direction.
  • Helps build the talent pool in the organization with hiring.
  • Promotes Splunk innovations at meetups, recruiting events, and conferences.

Requirements:

  • Experience in one of the following programming language: Python, Go (preferred), Java, Ruby, Perl, or C++.
  • SCM experience using Git solutions, Bitbucket, GitHub, or GitLab.
  • Passionate about quality engineering
  • Experience in setting up and working on distributed systems and solutions like AWS Cloud, Google Cloud Platform, or Azure.
  • Good SAAS background with an understanding of API & microservices testing.
  • Experience building test automation framework or infrastructure. using one of the following: Pytest (preferred), Selenium WebDriver, or any Go testing framework (e.g. Ginkgo).
  • Good understanding in DevOps and CI/CD related technologies: Kubernetes, Docker, and any container orchestration system/solution.
  • Effective communicator who can be the technical spokesperson for his Team/Area in broader architecture and technology discussion.
  • Lead test design and test code reviews regularly, and participate in test framework architecture discussions, as well as product design discussions
  • Mentor junior team members and involve in hiring critical talent for the team

Education:

  • BS EE or CS degree; 8+ years related experience (or Masters and 6+ years related experience or Ph.D. and 3 years' experience) or equivalent.

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Note: Splunk provides flexibility and choice in the working arrangement for most roles, including remote and/or in-office roles. We have a market-based pay structure which varies by location.  The base pay for this position is dependent on work location as set out below, as well as the knowledge, skills and experience of the candidate. In addition to base pay, this role is eligible for bonus and benefits, and may be eligible for equity.  

Base Pay Range 

SF Bay Area, Seattle Metro, and New York City Metro Area

Base Pay Range:  $156,000 - 214,500 per year

California (excludes SF Bay Area), Washington (excludes Seattle Metro), Washington DC Metro, and Massachusetts

Base Pay Range:  $146,400 - 201,300 per year

All other cities and states excluding California, Washington, Massachusetts, New York City Metro Area and Washington DC Metro Area.

Base Pay Range:  $132,800 - 182,600 per year



Splunk's Hiring Practices
Splunk turns machine data into answers. Organizations use market-leading Splunk solutions with machine learning to solve their toughest IT, Internet of Things and security challenges.

We value diversity, equity, and inclusion at Splunk and are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. If you need assistance or an accommodation to apply or during the hiring process, please let us know by completing our Accommodation Request form.

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Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Splunk is committed to the health and safety of our employees and customers. Splunk is impacted by the mandates outlined for U.S. Government contractors in President Biden’s Path out of the Pandemic: COVID-19 Action Plan. As a result, Splunk requires U.S. employees, whether assigned to an office or 100% remote, to provide proof of full vaccination, as defined by the CDC. Splunk provides reasonable accommodations for employees who have qualifying medical or religious reasons.

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